Newzoo put out a new report on the U.S. market for games.

  • There are 170 Million gamers in the U.S.
  • $6.4bn or 31% can be attributed to retail sales of new boxed games
  • 4% of the total market consists of sales of pre-owned games
  • $13.3 Billion (65%)  is generated digitally through gaming on consoles, PCs, smartphones and tablets.
  • 60% of U.S. gamers spend money on games
  • The average monthly spend per U.S. gamer is $16.46
  • There are 104 million paying gamers in the US across all market segments

According to Spil Games 2013 Online Gaming Report:

  •  1.2 billion people play games around the world
  • 17% of all people on Earth are gamers
  • The global games market is currently $70.4 billion and is expected to
  • grow at 6% a year
  • 700 million people play games online
  • The audience is 54% male/46% female
  • The US mobile gaming audience will reach 162.4 million people by 2015

The report can be downloaded here.